lēi
v. to tie or strap something tight; (dialect) to force or compel
Other meanings
[lè]   v./n. to rein in (horse); to coerce; to command; to inscribe; (lit.) halter
[lè]   m. (abb. unit of illumination) lux, meter-candle
    power
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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cán bào de guó wáng bèi fèn nù de qún zhòng lēi sǐ le
phr. The cruel king was strangled to death by the angry crowd.
lēi kèn
v. (dialect) to make things difficult for sb., to force, to compel